Rob is delighted to participate in a colloquium hosted by the Rice School of Architecture and Conti Street Partners tomorrow at 5:30 in Anderson Hall on the Rice University campus. The colloquium precedes a presentation of student work from Assistant Professor Jesus Vassallo and Visiting Studio Critic Daisy Ames' graduate urban studios that explore the "importance of innovative development in transitional urban sites. . . in the future of real estate development in Houston."
The Buckhead Community Improvement District (BCID) announced a new partnership with Rogers Partners for the park over GA400 design and vision plan. The concept is envisioned to create up to nine acres of open space in the heart of Buckhead's commercial core. We are excited to be leading a design team that includes Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, Perez Planning and Design, ASD | SKY, and Renfro Design Group. WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Guy Nordenson and Associates and Sherwood Design Engineers will work on the project engineering. HR&A, Coxe Curry, Ernst & Young and ETM Associates will oversee the aspects of financing and operations.
The St. Petersburg City Council overwhelmingly approved the schematic design for the New St. Pete Pier. Awarded in 2015 through a competition sponsored by the City of St. Petersburg, the design of the New St. Pete Pier represents a collaborative effort with ASD|SKY and Ken Smith Workshop.
Rob Rogers had a conversation with ArchNewsNow about the public realm, the value of competitions, and what it means to be cross disciplinary.
Rob Rogers joined other distinguished professionals at the Ryerson University Department of Architectural Science for "Popularize: Architecture Networking Workshop." This event was hosted by the AIAS Ryerson on March 4, 2016.
The New St. Pete Pier has won a 2016 AIANY Merit Award in Urban Design from AIA New York! This new public realm will provide year-round activity along the entire length of the new pier and seamlessly integrate with downtown St. Pete's ongoing renaissance. We would like to thank our partners ASD|SKY and Ken Smith Workshop for their collaboration on this endeavor.